File #: Int 0780-2015    Version: * Name: Requiring a color photograph of designated building janitors in buildings with multiple dwellings
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 4/28/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a color photograph of designated building janitors in buildings with multiple dwellings
Sponsors: Helen K. Rosenthal, Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Ritchie J. Torres, Antonio Reynoso, Costa G. Constantinides, Ben Kallos, Annabel Palma, Chaim M. Deutsch, Mathieu Eugene, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: This bill would require that building owners of buildings that contain multiple dwellings post a color photograph of the designated building janitor in addition to the contact information they are already required to make available to all tenants.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 780, 2. April 28, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 780

By Council Members Rosenthal, Ferreras-Copeland, Crowley, Torres, Reynoso, Constantinides, Kallos, Palma, Deutsch, Eugene and Espinal

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a color photograph of designated building janitors in buildings with multiple dwellings

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Subdivision c of section 27-2053 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

§ 27-2053 Obligations of owner. a. The owner of a multiple dwelling shall provide adequate janitorial services.

b. In a multiple dwelling of nine or more dwelling units, the owner shall either:

(1)  Perform the janitorial services himself or herself, if he or she is a resident owner; or

(2) Provide a janitor; or

(3) Provide for janitorial services to be performed on a twenty-four-hour-a-day basis in a manner approved by the department.

c. The owner of a multiple dwelling or his or her managing agent in control shall post and maintain in such dwelling a legible sign, conspicuously displayed, containing the janitor’s name, address (including apartment number), current color photograph, and telephone number. A new identification sign shall be posted and maintained within five days following a change of janitor.

§ 2. This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

JCH

LS# 3408

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